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sea captain Syllabification: sea cap·tain
Pronunciation: /sē ˈkaptən/

Definition of sea captain in English:


A person who commands a ship, especially a merchant ship.
Example sentences
  • In May of 1792, American merchant sea captain Robert Gray sailed into the Columbia River, becoming the first recorded European to navigate into it.
  • Instead, everyone just refers to him as the old sea captain.
  • He delivered a solid performance as the Dutch sea captain of a spooky ship with cursed blood-red masts known as The Flying Dutchman.
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